Santa Rosa plum growing tree of the genus Prunus also known as Prunus salicina ‘Santa Rosa’, Santa Rosa plum perennial deciduous plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 5-10.
Leaves color green in oval shape.
Flower color white five petals, the flowers grow in clusters.
Santa rosa plum fruits
Fruit shape round, the peel is purple-red inside color is peach yellow
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How to grow Santa rosa plum growing and care:
Cool winter, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter need to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches
What is the best way to start growing?
Is it necessary to graft in Santa rosa plum?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite
How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches
Size of the plant?
4-14 m, 12-42 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White flowers five petals
Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Santa rosa plum fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, alcohol, cakes
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Prunus salicina “Santa Rosa“